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Tall Ship El Galeón Andalucia Visits the USVI

El Galeón Andalucia – The old alongside the new. Photo Dean Barnes

Shipboard life back in the days of pirates and privateers was showcased when the tall ship El Galeón Andalucia made a port call to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. From February 22 to March 5, over 2000 of the island’s …

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NEWS – Tall Ship Elissa Back in Berth

Elissa is welcomed back from the shipyard by a bagpiper. Photo by Jamie White, Director of the Texas Seaport Museum

Tall Ship Elissa Back in Berth Marking the end of more than four months in dry dock at Texas City’s Bollinger Shipyard, the 1877 Tall Ship Elissa returned to her berth at the Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum on …

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Tall Ship Christian Radich to Visit St Maarten

  The St. Maarten Harbour Group of Companies has agreed to host the A Class tall ship Christian Radich when it arrives in St. Maarten January 3-6 2013 as part of the Norwegian vessel’s Caribbean itinerary that includes stop-overs in …

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Historic Tall Ship HMS Bounty Shall Be Missed

While I spent most of my boating career as a cruiser, my initial sail training took place as a member of the all-volunteer crew of the 1877 tall ship Elissa in Galveston, Texas. A season spent memorizing 19 sails, dozens …

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Tall Ship Elissa Repair Effort Gets FEMA Boost

More than $1.4 million has been awarded to the state of Texas by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help repair storm damage to the historic 1877 tall ship Elissa. The ship’s iron hull was corroded by stray current in …

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